Argos owner hails ‘landmark’ year of transformation, though sales and profits dip

Argos Launch NEW Same Day Delivery Service.

Home Retail Group chief executive John Walden today hailed a “landmark” year which had seen the Argos owner transform in more ways than one, moving towards an “exciting future”. During the year the retailer transformed both its strategy, through its ongoing five-year digital transformation plan, launched in 2012, and itself, (more…)

Sainsbury’s expands its digital and technology team as part of strategy to enable customers to shop as they like

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Sainsbury’s is expanding its digital and technology team as it works to enable shoppers to buy whenever and wherever they want. The supermarket, a Leading retailer in InternetRetailing’s IRUK Top500 research, will over the next 18 months create 150 new jobs. They range from agile coaches and software developers to (more…)

Next sets out how it is following customers as they move towards mobile and away from home delivery

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Next today set out its strategy to improve and differentiate its directory business in areas from mobile apps to collection from third party stores as it operates in an increasingly competitive market. Next is a Leading company in IRUK Top500 research, and leads the Operations and Logistics Performance Dimension within (more…)